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Has your computer been infected with the pesky VNPapps virus? If so, you certainly have more than enough reasons to feel anxious. Promoted as a harmless application which will enhance your browsing experience, VNPapps will not hesitate to do the exact opposite. This is a classical adware and potentially unwanted program (PUP) that simply doesn’t belong on your device as you’re very soon to be convinced. Now, you may have genuinely expected to experience some functionalities but the ugly truth is that you will only experience a headache. Not only does this malicious program land on your PC in complete silence (and without your consent), it also serves as a sneaky backdoor to other types of malware and exposes you to much further cyber damage. Once your machine has been compromised, it’s vulnerable and could become easy prey for some other tricks that hackers have in store. And they have quite a lot. The program’s never-ending pile of shenanigans includes some random browser modifications behind your back and even some additional toolbars or other pieces of software that might get installed without any consent. All of the above is just an addition to what we already established – the fact that VNPapps is not even remotely beneficial. You might be interested to know that this infection also has access to your browsing history and could steal some personal-identifiable data so, unfortunately, financial scams and identity theft are a completely realistic possibility. Just to make the already bad situation worse, this pest of a program tirelessly bombards you with some extremely stubborn and highly unreliable ads. Do we have your attention? Then keep on reading.
How did I get infected with?
Aren’t you a little but curious as to how this devious program sneaked in? If you aren’t, you definitely should be. The thing with viruses it, they still need some kind of a permission to infiltrate computers because, after all, they are nothing but computer programs. Their presence depends on you. The sneaky VNPapps virus doesn’t deviate from the rules in any department so at least after you learn its tactics, you will be aware of the most commonly used trickery that adware-type programs offer. One of the plausible explanations why the VNPapps parasite is currently wreaking havoc on your device is because you involuntarily downloaded it yourself. Bundled freeware, for example, is an extremely popular distribution method. It allows stealthy installation of practically every type of virus along with the actual software you were originally going for and the whole thing happens secretively. In case you ever wondered what is worse than having a PC virus – it’s having a PC virus and not knowing about it. However old and painfully unoriginal that trick is, we can’t deny the fact it’s incredibly efficient. Bundles cause troubles to thousands of PC users every year. To prevent such mischief in the future, you should always opt for the Advanced/Custom option in the Setup Wizard and install software from its legitimate website only. Avoid all kinds of third-party web links; don’t install anything that you don’t trust. More often than not, if something looks dangerous, it really is.
Why are these ads dangerous?
What do you think – is a computer virus safe? Come on, make a guess. The VNPapps parasite will not only constantly disturb your browsing experience, it will also put your machine and even personal information in danger. To begin with, VNPapps soils your computer with commercials. All of them generate illegal revenue for the hackers standing behind the virus, all of them are very hard to remove and all of them should be unquestionably avoided. The VNPapps infection offers quite an impressive variety of pop-ups, pop-unders, in-texts and banners as well as different coupons, discounts, offers, deals, price comparisons, etc. It’s utterly irrelevant whether you want to be seeing these ads or not; the virus injects all your browsers with commercials and turns browsing the web into a real cyber disaster. This malicious program is compatible with the most commonly used browsers out there so it will successfully take down Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Hackers only care for their pay-per-click profit, therefore they will redirect you to any website that helps them make money. Keep in mind that whether the links VNPapps displays are corrupted or safe, is not important for the crooks. It’s only important for you. You should be very careful when it comes to dealing with those ads and you should stay away from anything labeled “Brought by VNPapps”, including commercials, software updates, third-party web links and so on. We already mentioned that this malicious program uses unfair tactics to steal your browsing-related information but you should also know that hackers will certainly find a way to make money out of your own data. Are you not feeling comfortable becoming a sponsor of cyber criminals? Then get rid of their parasite. As your browsers will be constantly overwhelmed with ads, texts and pop-ups, don’t be surprised when it starts occasionally crashing and freezing. The Internet connection might have some difficulties too and your overall Internet experience will be inevitably deeply affected. The VNPapps virus will simply keep messing with you until you delete it for good. To help you do so manually, we’ve provided a detailed removal guide down below.
How Can I Remove VNPapps Ads?
If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the VNPapps infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.
STEP 1 : Uninstall VNPapps from Your Computer
Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command
Locate the VNPapps program and click on uninstall/change. To facilitate the search you can sort the programs by date. review the most recent installed programs first. In general you should remove all unknown programs.
STEP 2 : Remove VNPapps from Chrome, Firefox or IE
Remove from Google Chrome
- In the Main Menu, select Tools—> Extensions
- Remove any unknown extension by clicking on the little recycle bin
- If you are not able to delete the extension then navigate to C:\Users\”computer name“\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\and review the folders one by one.
- Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind
- If you are using the latest chrome version you need to do the following
- go to settings – Add person
- choose a preferred name.
- then go back and remove person 1
- Chrome should be malware free now
Remove from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Firefox
- Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
- Disable and remove any unknown add on
- Open the Firefox’s Help Menu
- Then Troubleshoot information
- Click on Reset Firefox
Remove from Internet Explorer
- Open IE
- On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
- Go to Toolbars and Extensions
- Disable any suspicious extension.
- If the disable button is gray, you need to go to your Windows Registry and delete the corresponding CLSID
- On the Upper Right Corner of Internet Explorer Click on the Gear Icon.
- Click on Internet options
- Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset.
- Check the “Delete Personal Settings Tab” and then Reset
- Close IE
Permanently Remove VNPapps Leftovers
To make sure manual removal is successful, we recommend to use a free scanner of any professional antimalware program to identify any registry leftovers or temporary files.